The Greek goddess Selene’s great love was the shepherd prince Endymion. Upon gazing at his beauty, Selene fell madly in love with him. At her request, the boy was granted eternal youth and immortality.
The Erinyes were three goddesses of vengeance and retribution who punished men for crimes against the natural order. They were particularly concerned with homicide, unfilial conduct, offences against the gods, and perjury. A victim seeking justice could
Funayūrei are ghosts (yūrei) that have become vengeful spirits (onryō) at sea. They have been passed down in the folklore of various areas of Japan. They frequently appear in ghost stories and miscellaneous writings from the Edo Period as well as in modern folk customs. In the Yamaguchi Prefecture and the Saga Prefecture, they are called Ayakashi. Funayūrei are ghosts believed to use hishaku (ladles) to fill boats with water and make them sink.